Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Cat Bordhi's FIRST signing for her new book at YY!

Cat's back! Yeah!!

So! Do you want to be one of the 1st to get your hands on Cat's new book "Personal Footprints for Insouciant Sock Knitters"? Thursday, September 24th Cat will be at Yorkshire Yarns for the 1st book signing anywhere! Wanna come? Please RSVP to help me get an idea how many books I should have on hand for the autograph party. If you want to make absolutely SURE you snag a book you can always pre-order for $26.95. Either way, let us know (call or come in) and we'll hook you up!  (253)589-9276


Yorkshire Yarns Grand Opening this weekend!

Door prizes will be given both days every hour. We've got good stuff from Mountain Colors, Skacel, Kertzer, Cascade and many more!  The Big Daddy of them all (a set of Addi Clicks) will be in a drawing on Saturday at 4:00. Make sure you get your name in on time!

Designers Jennifer Hagan (Figheadh Designs) & Lisa Ellis (Leisure Arts) will be here as well. Jennifer will have several of her new designs on hand. Come see her on Friday. 

Lisa is ready to autograph copies of her new book, "Fun Time Sweaters" from Leisure Arts. She'll be here Friday & Saturday.

Store hours are from 10-6pm on Friday & 10-5pm Saturday. Don't miss it! What'd I tell you about snoozin'?


~Mariner's Stitch N Pitch this Thursday night~

I've got just a few tickets left.
Also, there are some folks who are meeting at the shop to carpool together. If you want to join in be at YY by 5pm. Bring a little gas & parking money to pitch-in. 
You can drive or ride but either way it'll be fun getting there together. :-)

***If you purchased Mariner's Tickets on or before August 15th please contact us immediately.

Are you exhausted trying to find cute patterns that actually fit? Don't you just hate that?

<---Dang. I should BE so lucky.

Then this weekend's class is for you!  Knitting expert Pam S. is teaching "Knit to Fit" this Saturday, August 29th from 10:30-12.
This class will fill -up quickly and we only have 6 spots available. You'll need Ann Budd's "Handy Book of Sweater Patterns" and a pencil. (Sorry. No discount for the book.)
The class cost is $30 or $25 each if you bring a friend. (book not included.)

That's all for now! Have a blessed week. :-)

Sonya Acord, owner

Yorkshire Yarns
5808 100th St. SW
Lakewood, WA 98499

***Located adjacent to the RAM restaurant at the main entrance of the Lakewood Towne Centre on 59th & 100th.


Monday 10-8pm
Tuesday-Friday 10-6pm
Saturday 10-5pm
CLOSED Sunday (Thank the Lord.)

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Tuesday, August 18, 2009

GRAND OPENING-win Addi Clicks!

We're in and finally ready to celebrate. Yeah!

Join us on August 28th & 29th as we finally relax after a long battle. It's starting to feel real now. We're truly in our new home!

We'll have all the usual festivities along with cake, coffee & door prizes.

Here's the biggie.

You may enter from now until the 29th to win a new set of Addi Turbo Clicks (valued at $150).

The grand prize drawing is on Saturday, August 29th at 4pm. And yes. You must be present to win.

No purchase is necessary to enter but you may enter a second time with a $10 purchase.

Some of the hourly door prizes include an entire sweater kit & pattern from Mountain Colors & Skacel, new yarns from Cascade and more!


Stitch N Pitch Night with the Mariners is

August 27th!

Tickets are on sale at Yorkie Yarns for only $13. Gates open at 5pm. As usual, there will be a TON of yarn shop vendors and garlic fries.

****If you've already purchased tickets PLEASE CONTACT YORKSHIRE YARNS ASAP.****

 Is it me or is it getting hot again???

Wait... don't answer that.

Anyway, this time we're ready for the heatwave.

Glen just installed a 42" TV screen in our comfy living room.

If you're dying to get out of the heat join us for knitting/crocheting and enjoy a movie on our big comfy couches.

Movie show times begin promptly at noon on

Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday.

BYOS (bring your own Starbucks)

Classes for knitting or crocheting a lace scarf are this Saturday from 10:30-12.

Cost is $40 and includes the yarn, pattern & instruction.

Call and reserve your spot!



Yorkshire Yarns

5808 100th St. SW

Lakewood, WA 98499

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Mariner's Stitch N Pitch is here!

Mariners vs. Royals at 7pm on August 27th.

Come enjoy the game, friends and fiber.

Tickets go on sale tomorrow at Yorkshire Yarns for $13.00.

I'll have 25 tickets available.

After that? Nada. Zippidy Doo Dah.

So, snag yours first!

Yorkshire Yarns Grand Opening

August 28 & 29!

10-6 & 10-5, respectively

Door prizes

Knitting & crochet demos

Yarn tasting

Free stuff




Grand prize drawing for a set of Addi Turbo clicks (valued at 150.00!)

...okay. no clowns or horses but a good time will be had by all.

What's the buzz this week at Yorkshire Yarns?

This Saturday, August 15th at 10:30am Pam S. is teaching Intro to color work.

Learn the basics of Fair Isle, Intarsia, Stranding with Pam. You’ll need yarn that is at least three colors of the same weight to swatch.

Skill level 2 - 3 Yorkies $30.00

Received 10% off all class supplies when you register.

Also this Saturday, August 15th, join us for the Pacific NW Christian Needlecrafters from 10-11:30am.

Monday, Aug. 17th
we have a special guest!

We're bringing in a massage therapist to talk about correct knitting/crochet posture

Karen plans to discuss exercises we can use to rid of sore muscles & aches.

And she's bringing her massage chair for those who want a quick demo!

This is sure to be an educational and "relaxing" evening.

**Our apologies but no childcare is provided.

August 17th is the SOTM Club!

Sock of the Month Club meets once a month on the 3rd Monday from 6-8pm.

The cost is $35 each month and includes a pattern, a skein of the finest of sock yarn and 2 hours of instruction.

The only requirement is that students must have already knitted at least one pair of socks before.

SOTM club is designed to encourage sock knit
ers to try new, different and challenging techniques.

This month Shirley is teaching how to make the lovely "Queen of Cups" sock from Knitty.

This month we're featuring hand-dyed "Heritage" sock yarn from Cascade.


The "Wonderful Wallaby" Knit Along (KAL) continues every Thursday from 12-4pm.

This week we'll cheer each other on as we knit the pouch.




Shalimar Zoe sock yarn (100% merino) & Honey Worsted superwash merino

Bryson Nimble Thimbles

...for those of us who like to touch the tips of our needles while knitting. OUCH!

"Knitted Comfort for the Sole"

This creative collection of footwear by Lena Maikon includes a wide variety of socks, slippers, and leg warmers.

Therogonomic Hand Aids

These are excellent gloves for folks with Carpal Tunnel and/or arthritic hands.

The rain is back and I'm lovin' it. It looks like it's back to socks & sandals for a quick minute. :-)

Y'all have a great week. I know I will. :-)


Sonya Acord, owner


Yorkshire Yarns

5808 100th St. SW

Lakewood, WA 98499

***Located adjacent to the RAM restaurant at the main entrance of the Lakewood Towne Centre on 59th & 100th.


Monday 10-8pm
Tuesday-Friday 10-6pm
Saturday 10-5pm
CLOSED Sunday-Thank the Lord

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--Our Calendar of classes & events

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